Day: February 1, 2020

Biological Warfare In The 21st Century

In the past few weeks, a coronavirus first reported in Wuhan, China has placed large swathes of Asia under quarantine. At the time of writing, the virus has killed at least 54 people and infected over 1,000. Little is known about the transmission and origins of the virus, but its

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Looming Elections Exacerbate Cameroon’s Anglophone Crisis

The separatist Ambazonia Governing Council (AGC) has declared Cameroon’s upcoming parliamentary and municipal elections illegal, announcing a six-day “lockdown” in the country’s West in the lead up to the 9 February poll. Preparations for the vote have been met with fierce resistance by separatists, as the AGC – which, in

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Why President Trump Ignores Climate Change And What To Do About It

The 17-year-old activist Greta Thunberg and U.S. President Donald Trump were both at Davos, Switzerland for a conference of business and government figures. The theme of this year’s forum was on how best to manage a world of increasing temperatures, rising seas, and catastrophic wildfires. President Trump disagreed with Greta’s

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